Real Vim ninjas count every keystroke - do you?

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Played Challenges

Applying same text modification in several lines - 1994 entries

Remove identical text at the beginning of several lines and the closing parenthesis.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 22
  • Number of attempts: 4
Basic renumbering - 4829 entries

Renumbering Basic.

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 4
One number per line - 14192 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 7
Swap values - 3773 entries

Well, swap the values...

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 3
Vice versa - 6249 entries

Little role switching.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 2
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 2179 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 4
Reformat/Refactor a Golfer Class - 5569 entries

A simple case of removing unneeded code and fixing broken indentation.

  • Best score: 32
  • Best player score: 60
  • Number of attempts: 1
Copy three lines - 2237 entries

If the site is up (by some miracle), make the text under every header identical.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 2
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 9728 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 7
Simple, Practical, and Common - 26826 entries

Simple things we do all the time should be able to be done with very few keystrokes, but sometimes I find something I need to do makes me go, "There MUST be a better way." This challenge is just a simple movement and entering text at a certain place.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 31
  • Number of attempts: 2
Collect List - 3613 entries

Convert to comma separated list.

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple text editing with Vim - 10678 entries

Make the pairs of lines match up by making each second line same as first

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 9687 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 1
Words in parens - 11374 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 5
Com(m)a Trouble - 2104 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 25
  • Number of attempts: 2
V to the i - 4110 entries

Input is 99 V's. Output is 100 i's.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 6
switch variable - 4443 entries

how fast can you switch two variable ?

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 15
  • Number of attempts: 4
Simple format (2) - 253 entries

try again!

  • Best score: 23
  • Best player score: 43
  • Number of attempts: 2
-a-b-c- - 2689 entries

Put hyphens everywhere.

  • Best score: 13
  • Best player score: 17
  • Number of attempts: 1
I forgot quotes - 12729 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 4
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